Technical Director of Data Infrastructure (DATA-09) – Analytics
Title: Technical Director of Data Infrastructure
Office: National Offices
Location: New York, NY
Posted: June 7 2019
ABOUT THE JOB
The Analytics team of the ACLU’s National office in New York, NY seeks applications for the full-time position of Technical Director of Data Infrastructure.
Since 2016, the ACLU has seen an incredible growth in members, who give their time and money in the fight to defend civil liberties and civil rights in the United States. Going into 2020 and beyond, we have a range of ambitious goals, which demand that we keep innovating on the technical front.
We are looking to hire a data and analytics focused engineering lead to maximize our impact by upgrading our existing data and analytics infrastructure to enable data-driven advocacy, fundraising, and litigation work, as well as enable public access to information.
Here are some example projects on our roadmap that you can expect to dive into:
You will play a leadership role on the Analytics team, and contribute to the overall strategy and roadmap of our Analytics work; as well as manage a small, agile team to help accomplish our goals by expanding our internal and public-facing data products and reporting.
The right candidate will also have a passion for civil liberties and civil rights, and:
This role will report directly to the ACLU leadership team, specifically, the Deputy Chief Analytics Officer.
We are looking for candidates with a broad range of technical skills, but core to this position is expertise in designing, building, and orchestrating reliable data pipelines for analytics. We use ELT style data pipelines, and our tool stack is constantly evolving. Currently, we use a mix of Fivetran, Redshift, S3, and Civis. Equally important to this role is the ability to clearly translate business requirements into technical specs, and significant stakeholder management experience. As the key Analytics infrastructure owner, you are the bridge between the organization and its data infrastructure.
We use a range of modern tools and services – we are agile in what we use but the following reflect core expectations of your knowledge-base:
Below is a list of tools we consider valuable incoming knowledge. We don't expect you to be an expert with all of them, but experience with a few of them is preferred:
ABOUT THE ACLU
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.
The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.
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